Student Groups

Participants of 2018 Bit Camp

Competitive Coding Club - Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) - Student Chapter

CCC meets weekly to practice for the International Collegiate Programming Competition, held every fall (or spring since 2020). Students tackle programming problems from a variety of sources, including past competitions and through HackerRank and Kattis. These problems are great preparation for technical interviews. Past members have gone on to work at top companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google.

Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/DfPv3z9yRa

Email: cmscacm@googlegroups.com

Meets in East Hall, Room E4221 at 1pm on Fridays (and on Zoom)

WiCyS – Women in CyberSecurity

The VCU Women in Cyber Security Chapter’s main goals are to gather a community of students interested in learning more about cyber security and to offer support for women in the field. The club will help students to network with other students and industry leaders while also providing possible mentorship, support and learning opportunities. We are focused on the advancement of women in the cyber security field, however anyone is welcome and encouraged to join. Along with regular chapter meetings, members will have access to the resources and events of WiCyS such as internships, scholarships, REU’s and conferences. We aim to create a safe space for women and others to gather to have fun and learn about cyber security.

Email: wicysvcuchapter@gmail.com

Cyber Security at VCU

Cyber Security @ VCU works to engage students in information security programs and prepare them for the information security field. We involve students in exercises, training, and participation with faculty, industry professionals, and staff to learn more about attack and defense strategies in the Information Security field. We provide students with an opportunity to get hands-on experience and compete in cybersecurity competitions to enhance learning inside and outside of the classroom. Meets on Zoom at 5:30pm on Wednesdays (https://vcu.zoom.us/j/95096122983) - Note: subject to change each semester

LUGVCU: Linux Users Group at VCU

The Linux Users Group is dedicated to promoting free software and open source applications such as GNU/Linux. We enjoy helping students and the VCU community better understand the benefits of free and open software. The group is also dedicated to introducing new people to these programs and helping them begin using Linux and other open source projects. Join our https://discord.gg/BGTEajtGSS (Discord) and https://lists.vcu.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=VCU-LUG-FORUM&A=1 (mailing list) for more information.

Meets virtually through Zoom at 7pm on Thursdays

RamDev: Software Development at VCU

RamDev hosts weekly tech talks by students, faculty, and companies on a variety of computer science topics. We help students learn skills to work on projects beyond the classroom, and we offer a place to socialize. RamDev also helps students attend hackathons! Join our discord andRams Connect for more information

WebRams: Website Development at VCU

At WebRams, we are dedicated to learning web development at a professional level. Anyone interested in web development and design outside the classroom is welcome to join the club. We will be working and learning together with other students and some companies. We arrange workshops, professional events, practice sessions, and more. Email: vcuwebrams@gmail.com